Lazarus Saturday

Category: Religious
Lazarus Saturday around the world in 2023
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About Lazarus Saturday

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Dates of Lazarus Saturday
2024 InternationalApr 27
International Sat, Apr 27Observances Holiday
2023 InternationalApr 1
International Sat, Apr 1Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalApr 16
International Sat, Apr 16Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalApr 24
International Sat, Apr 24Observances Holiday
2020 InternationalApr 11
International Sat, Apr 11Observances Holiday
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Lazarus Saturday.

Orthodox celebration of Christ raising Lazarus from the dead. This is the only time the Resurrection liturgy is used on a day other than Sunday. This day is observed eight days before the Orthodox Easter Sunday,

Saint Lazarus, or Lazarus of the Four Days, is venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church as Righteous Lazarus. Lazarus is the subject of a prominent sign of Jesus in the Gospel of John, in which Jesus restores him to life four days after his death.

In Larnaca, Cyprus, the procession of the Icon of Saint Lazarus take place today. The tomb of Lazarus resides in the Church of Saint Lazarus built by Emperor Leo VI in the ninth century.

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